Car hits deer – deer ends up inside car

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April 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs report a Guthrie County man and a passenger in his vehicle were not injured Saturday, after an unusual accident involving a deer, that ended-up partially inside the vehicle. Officials say 65-year old Lawrence Monaco, of Panora, was traveling west on Interstate 80 near the Mall of the Bluffs  at around 4-p.m. Saturday, when a deer entered the road.

Police say the animal jumped, at the same time Monaco applied the breaks  in his 2002 Lexus RX300. The deer then hit the driver side hood and windshield. The impact resulted in the animal crashing through the windshield and partially ending up inside the vehicle.